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Tue, 11 September 2018

Jordy Smith, Mikey February and Frank Solomon join Cape Town investment hub Wesgro for the #ItsAllStillHere campaign to put the city back on the world map after a severe drought.

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A First in SA Sports History


Mon, 10 September 2018

The youngest women to represent a South African senior sports team will travel with the team to Japan this weekend for the UR ISA World Surfing Games in Tahara.

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Inland Perfection!


Mon, 10 September 2018

The forecasts were on the button as cranking 3' lines graced the Surf Ranch Pro presented by Hurley for four straight days, with Carissa Moore and Gabriel Medina taking wins, rewrites Spike.

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Aarrr! Where's me parrot?


Fri, 7 September 2018

It's an effort to score 8.50 in a wave pool, but Kelly Slater was the man to do it on Day 1 of the first Surf Ranch Pro presented by Hurley. Surfers get another chance tomorrow to make the finals on Sunday.

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The Inside Story


Thu, 6 September 2018

The WSL has changed its mind on gender parity - an about-turn since JBay when Spike interviewed Sophie Goldschmidt. Here's the full chat (+ wave pools, tennis, the future). Pics Sandy Coffey

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The Right Decision


Thu, 6 September 2018

After the ruckus about gender pay disparity that began in South Africa, the World Surf League has decided to award the same prize money to female athletes from 2019. Very smart, writes Spike.

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Cutoff Low Looms


Mon, 3 September 2018

A crazy week of weather, including radical rain and huge SE swell, is heading for the East Coast as a volatile cutoff low pressure morphs into view on Thursday, writes Spike.

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Masencamp Fires in Spain


Fri, 31 August 2018

Adin Masencamp looks set to improve on his 29th QS ranking after reaching Round 6 of the Pull&Bear Pantin Classic Galicia Pro in the northwest coast of Spain, with small surf set for finals day.

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Last Man Standing in Spain

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Fri, 31 August 2018

There's been some solid swell on the northwestern tip of Spain for the Pull & Bear Pantin Classic Galicia Pro, but out of nine Saffas, only Adin Masencamp remains standing.

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Dane Set for Durban

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Surfing superstar Dane Reynolds, who just accepted an invititation to surf in the Cell C Goodwave Surf Tournament in Durban, says he's excited at the prospect of surfing cooking New Pier.

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Giant Purple Patch


Thu, 30 August 2018

A gigantic storm with a central pressure of 930 minibars forms on Sunday south of the African continent, straddling the ice shelf. Spike looks at the Cell C Goodwave forecast.

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